Weekly News 10/24

Play Finland’s Weekly Newsletter

In this report we will combine week 10/2024 from the Finnish Game Industry and will be posted every Friday afternoon. Check out the previous post here.

News are gathered from the Play Finland group posts during the week. That is why we recommend you to post by yourself (however not flood) your Finnish Game Industry related news to the group. It also guarantees that your news will be visible in the weekly newsletter /news compilation. Play Finland is at the moment one of the main channels for sharing information inside the industry.

Best Regards,
Neogames Finland

👉 Events:

See also The Game Industry Events calendar 📆 Game Conference Guide Calendar 📆Flemish Game association calendar & Game Industry Biz

📢 Big News:

📝 Open jobs & Recruitment:

  • In these uncertain times, many talented professionals are being affected by layoffs. If you find yourself in this situation, Games Factory Talents connecting Passion & Talent want to share with you a their session recording from the Autumn #gamesjobfair. Using LinkedIn to find your next career opportunity. The importance of having a strong profile that catches recruiters’ attention is essential.🤷‍♂️ Unfortunately, many candidates miss essential elements that can decrease their chances of being called for an interview.
    🙋‍♂️ Watch Oleg Paliy’s session recording to learn how to “pimp up” your profile and increase your chances of landing your next career opportunity. Let’s make the most of the tools available to us in these challenging times.
    👉 Join Games Factory Talents connecting Passion & Talent at the upcoming Spring #GamesJobFair this April
  • If you are a Facebook user and looking for jobs in gaming in Finland, make sure to follow Pelialan työpaikat Suomessa Facebook group hosted by Finnish employment agency Duunitori. Open positions tagged to game industry are shared in the group automatically. We are in no way affiliated with Duunitori, but wanted to point out this resource as another good way to check out open positions.
  • If you are looking for talented games industry professionals for short- or long-term hire – please check out the anonymous GameDevTalents board with screened and pre-interviewed talents ranging from mid to senior levels of experience and open to career opportunities. Feel free to reach out for details! And if you are Talent working in games industry or willing to join the Finnish games industry, feel free to apply https://gamedevtalents.com. Additionally, here is an anonymous list of talents who joined our Games Job Fair event and are open to career opportunities. If you want to see someone’s full profile, please feel free to reach out with the Contact button, so that they reach out to the talent for their consent. In your email please specify the project and/or position you are hiring for. A job description would be ideal.
  • Take a look at https://thehub.fi/jobs for the current list of all jobs available in the Finnish Game Industry!
  • Uratarinoita, erilaisista ihmisistä / mostly in Finnish, but few different career stories in English too